What if?: Performance is risk

@inproceedings{Grant2013WhatIP,
  title={What if?: Performance is risk},
  author={Stuart Grant},
  year={2013}
}
For the comedian facing the audience, for the shaman invoking the spirits, for the footballer measuring the goalposts, the crucial emergent moment at which they perform their action is the moment of risk, the risk of failure - that the audience might not laugh, that the spirit will not come forth, that the goal will be missed, that the desired state of affairs will not emerge. This essay contends that the underlying temporality of this risk, the specific structure of expectation and eventality… CONTINUE READING

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